[Haskell-cafe] Problem with linker

Alejandro Serrano Mena trupill at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 11:40:30 CEST 2011

I'm using the last Haskell Platform available in Arch Linux, with GHC 7.0.2
and Cabal (the last one).

The problem is not installing Hoogle, because it builds and works correctly,
but linking with the library Hoogle provides.

2011/6/4 Rogan Creswick <creswick at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Alejandro Serrano Mena
> <trupill at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I've been looking for some information and it seems to be related with
> the
> > fact that Hoogle first builds a library and then build an executable
> using
> > the library, but all files get recompiled in that second pass.
> > Is there any way to workaround this problem?
> >
> Upgrading Cabal / cabal-install is a good place to start, if you're
> not already using the 0.10's.  I also suggest using cabal-dev, since
> issues like this can be caused by combinations of dependencies that
> conflict.
> There's a good chance that you just have a weird mix of compiled
> libraries that don't all work together, and cabal isn't able/willing
> to rebuild everything necessary to make all the things in your user
> package db work together.
> I very recently installed Hoogle locally, on a fresh system, so I'm
> fairly confident it's still possible without too many headaches :).
> --Rogan
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